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NC STAR Partners Certificate

November 20, 2018

State of NC recognizes UNC Hospitals’ Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

The University of North Carolina Medical Center (UNCMC) was awarded Advanced STAR Partner Status for antimicrobial stewardship as part of the STewardship of Antimicrobial Resources (STAR) Partners Initiative through the State of North Carolina Surveillance for Healthcare-Associated Infections and Resistant Pathogens Patient Safety (NC SHARPPS) Program. UNCMC is the only hospital in the Triangle region …

world map showing number of challenge participants by country

October 1, 2018

UNC Medical Center takes the CDC Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge

UNC’s Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has partnered with UNC Medical Center’s Infection Prevention Program to join the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Challenge. “The AMR Challenge is a way for governments, private companies, and non-governmental organizations worldwide to make formal commitments that further the progress against antimicrobial resistance,” according the CDC. …